Klotz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a clumsy, awkward man, from Middle High German klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, cognate with modern English clot, which is similarly used in a transferred sense to denote a stupid person. Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from modern German Klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, or Yiddish klots.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kotz, Platz, Krotz, Kloth, Klutz, Koth, Kloc, Ketz, Lontz, Knoth

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Klotz Family Origin

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Klotz Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Dentist

    33%
  • J.P.Notary Public

    33%

In 1881, the most common Klotz occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Klotz's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Klotz family was J.P.Notary Public. Clerk and Dentist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Klotz.

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Klotz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Klotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Klotz in 1940 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klotz

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